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Will Congress Fully Fund Down Syndrome Research?

Opinion By Frank Stephens   I’m a lucky man. I was born in the United States in the second half of the 20th century. If I had been born in any one of many other countries, or even here a generation earlier, my life would likely have been shor...

‘Housing First’ Model for Fresno Homeless isn’t Working

Opinion By Don Eskes The city and county of Fresno have a significant homeless problem that is being addressed on a number of fronts. Still, there are big gaps in our approaches. The latest point-in-time count by the Fresno-Madera Continuum of Car...

Will Community College Campus Spur West Fresno Renaissance?

Plans to revitalize west Fresno took a major step forward Tuesday with the unveiling of the location of a new satellite Fresno City College campus. Educational and publicly elected dignitaries gathered at Gaston Middle School to announce the proposed locati...

Fresno’s Homeless Speak Up

OPINION BY NANCY FLYNN I am often appalled by the words used to describe homeless people in Fresno.  I read these words on social media. I hear them in conversations. Bums, vagrants, scum and campe...
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